No coercive action against Journalist Amish Devgan till first week of July in FIRs for comments against Sufi Saint: Supreme Court

It was submitted before the Court today that the journalist had already tendered a public apology and that the comment was made as Devgan confused Alauddin Khilji with Moinuddin Chishti due to the rhyming nature of names
Amish Devgan and Supreme Court
Amish Devgan and Supreme Court

In a relief to journalist Amish Devgan, the Supreme Court today directed that no coercive action should be taken against him until the first week of July in relation to the FIRs lodged for hurting religious sentiments by referring to Sufi saint Moinuddin Chisti in derogatory terms.

The Bench of Justices AM Khanwilkar and Dinesh Maheshwari was hearing a plea by Devgan urging the Court to quash the First Information Reports (FIR) registered against him on the issue.

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